#1 A New Year

Just for fun 🙂 This is a personal blog where I hope to write about various things that interest me throughout the year. I have no specific content plans, I just want to see what unfolds as the days go by. Carnet, is French for notebook. 365 is the number of days in the year…

2021 Week 46 Summertime

It’s almost summer here and the pool is already in use 🙂 I’ve been told that we are expecting a hotter than usual summer. I’m hoping that is wrong. I like summer. I do not like being hot. So I’m more of a cold weather loving person. Positive aspects of summer are bbq’s, swimming, lovely…

2021 Week 45 Practice

This week we tried out our Steam Boat. A practice run before we have my in-laws over :)It was delicious and a lot of fun. Mum and I found great Chinese grocery shop and bought quite a few of our ingredients there. We also bought a self-heating meal which actually wasn’t bad, though for $11…

2021 Week 44 Late

I’m late to write this week, That’s okay 🙂 I’m here to share a movie that I watched about a person that I had never heard of. His name was Louis Wain and he was an artist, amongst other things. The movie is titled “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain”. I watched it on Amazon…

2021 Week 43 Happy Halloween

Today we baked and I got flowers as it is our 17th wedding anniversary. I have harvested a second lot of silverbeet to put into my chicken curry for dinner and I have shampooed some carpets and done some writing. I love baking with which ever people are feeling like baking 🙂 I made my…

2021 Week 42 Movie night

It’s Sunday when I’m writing this. We are having a movie night tonight with all the popcorn and snacks. I’m not sure what we are going to watch as we usually spend about ten minutes scrolling through Netflix or Stan to select something together. It’s almost November and I’m thinking about ordering presents and planning…

2021 Week 41 Museum

I went to the museum again 🙂 This time it was with Esme and Traie, our two eldest. The other kids didn’t want to come so they stayed home and had other fun with my mum. We went specifically to see the special exhibition on loan from The British Museum called Ancient Greeks, Triumph, Conquest…

2021 Week 40 Food glorious food!

Special occasions are a great reason for sharing delicious food. Food that we may not eat regularly. For instance, a special pate and quince paste, along with camembert cheese 🙂 Mr Notebook had his birthday and we had his parents over for lunch. Mum and I did some nibbles and also I made a chicken…

2021 Week 39 Holiday at Home

It feels like we are having a bit of a holiday at the moment. I’m loving it very much. I’ve been camping out in the lounge room with some of the kids and we have been watching movies and shows. I mean that part is pretty normal around here, I guess it’s the camping out…

2021 Week 38 Latest Finds and Life

Life has a nice flow at the moment. Many things are happening. Some are good, which is great. One thing that happened is really sad. Unfortunately one of our cats, Stimpy, has been diagnosed with renal disease. He’s our only male cat and very close to his sister, MiniFizz. He is on a special diet…

2021 Week 37 Armour

I finally got to have my first Covid vaccination. Now I need to book for my second one which needs to be at least three weeks after the first. Haven’t really had terrible side effects, just a bit of lethargy. I understand that many people are unable to get vaccinated and many choose not to….